This wine from an 11-acre property is soft and ripe, with plenty of ripe berry fruits. Hints of the 18 months in wood are still there although they are not at all obtrusive. It is an easy wine just touched by spice, and will be ready to drink by 2018.
Roger Voss covers Bordeaux, Burgundy, Champagne, the Loire and South-West France as well as Portugal. His passion is matching food with wine, bringing the pleasures of the table to wine lovers. He has written six books on wine and food, and was previously national correspondent on wine for the London Daily Telegraph. He is based in the Bordeaux region.